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16-701 Macadamia Rd, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8020
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Reviewed 15 May 2019

Our tour group visited the Mauna Loa macadamia nut factory. Mostly, we spent time in the gift shop, which was well stocked with anything having to do with macadamia nuts. Free samples were doled out by an employee who would give you two at a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank psychprofessor
Reviewed 25 March 2019

This is a self tour of the factory. Good to see one time.factory runs weekdays only. Get to try all different kinds of macadamia nuts. Some of them I had no idea they had. Prices are a little cheaper than in the stores. But the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 1103kp
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

We booked a road and cruise trip (NCL Pride of America) to the five Mana Loa plantation, processing facility, and gift shop and, frankly, are happy we did so. The plantation and processing facility was impressive in their own right, but the product they sold...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D C C
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This is a great stop to see where the Macadamia nuts you love come from. The factory and store are nestled in the groves of trees. The factory has a nice, self guided tour to show you how the nuts are processed and the store...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lythra
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

We visited the macadamia nut farm as part of a tour with MaryLous big island tour. We stocked up on bags of the nuts and I’m glad we did. They have a tasting bar there where you can try samples of every flavor they carry....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a private shore tour. Although crowded, you could sample almost everything and the products on offer were cheaper than the shelf prices in ABC stores. It is well worth a visit if you like macadamia nuts that have a variety of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fossicker1954
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I was hoping to really get informed on the farming and processing of macadamia nuts, but nope. The "tour" consists of a few windows looking down into a factory that, for us at least, was not operating. And had it been operating, there were no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cagseg
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

On the way to the Visitor Center you pass through 3 miles of groves with periodic signs about macadamia nuts. There are 25,000 trees on 15,000 acres.When you arrive you can take a tour to learn more.In the gift shop they offer free samples of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jill T
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This tour wasn't really a tour.......... just a way to get people into their over priced gift shop. We felt like we were tricked by false advertising.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adventurer643316
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Not very well setup - tour buses stop here, not sure why? They could use a makeover and something fun for the kids to do other than stare at 2 people boxing up nuts.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank j0shhawaii
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Nelson J
23 April 2018|
Response from lao855 | Reviewed this property |
I dont recall the prices being really low....so I am guessing costco or walmart will give you just as good a price...not sure though!
14 December 2016|
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Response from Awsomeal | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee. It's a good look around prices on the products are good. And you will end up taking some away . We just. Couldn't decide how many Have fun
27 January 2016|
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